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Plantronics Backbeat Pro review: Belting Bluetooth headphones
4.5 out of 5

Plantronics Backbeat Pro review: Belting Bluetooth headphones

By 11 December 2014

Plantronics has come a long way from making mobile phone headsets for city slickers. It's latest over-ear creation is the BackBeat Pro, wireless Bluetooth headphones crammed with great features including active noise cancellation. But does a company best... >>

Beats Solo for £50? Samsung Gear Fit for £70? Grab a bargain as Phones4U tech is auctioned off

Beats Solo for £50? Samsung Gear Fit for £70? Grab a bargain as Phones4U tech is auctioned off

By 9 December 2014

Phones4U has collapsed not too long ago, which is a sad thing, but as the saying goes every cloud has a silver lining. In this case its more metallic, like a gadget. Phones4U gadgets are being auctioned off and you could grab yourself a bargain. The administrator... >>

From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

By 21 November 2014

Did you guess Parrot Zik 2.0 had Eurovision Song Contest 2014 winner Conchita Wurst as its new ambassador? The second generation of Zik represents an improvement on an already impressive set of headphones. Zik 2.0 are 17 per cent lighter than their predecessor... >>

Best headphones 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best headphones 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 19 November 2014

It's been another great year for headphones, with plenty of new devices to choose from, many of which combine brilliant style with great audio. All of the contenders in the best headphones category offer excellent sound but many are also fashion statements... >>

Philips Fidelio M2BT review: Small Bluetooth headphones deliver big sound
4 out of 5

Philips Fidelio M2BT review: Small Bluetooth headphones deliver big sound

By 2 November 2014

In our hunt for the best headphones we've been donning the Philips Fidelio M2BT Bluetooth wireless on-ears to see whether these cans deliver audio that defies their small scale. As the update to the earlier Fidelio M1BT, the latest generation M2BT makes... >>

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones review: Exemplary over-ear audio
5 out of 5

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones review: Exemplary over-ear audio

By 31 October 2014

If you're looking for a pair of over-ear headphones to wear at home, but don't want to break the bank, and aren't interested in bass-boosted unnatural listening, then the Audio-Technica M50x are a definite contender. Whether or not the Japanese manufacturer... >>

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance
4.5 out of 5

AKG Y50 on-ear headphones review: Budget brilliance

By 29 October 2014

Every manufacturer seems to be after a slice of the headphones market and AKG's approach with the Y50 on-ears is very savvy indeed. When we started testing the AKG Y50 headphones we assumed they were in the £150 price category based on their finish alone.... >>

Sony MDR-1A review:  A-class over-ear headphones
5 out of 5

Sony MDR-1A review: A-class over-ear headphones

By 24 October 2014

It was two years ago we were first introduced to the Sony MDR range, headed-up by the self-proclaimed "prestige" MDR-1R headphones. We had to hand it to Sony, though, despite sounding almost pompous they were very impressive over-ears, delivering quality... >>

Pioneer SE-MX9 review
4 out of 5

Pioneer SE-MX9 review

By 20 October 2014

We're long-time users of headphones that promise "club sound", having adopted the Sennheiser HD25 through its two generations, so when the Pioneer SE-MX9 headphones - promising "superior club sound" at home or on the go - arrived through the door for... >>

Sennheiser Urbanite review
4.5 out of 5

Sennheiser Urbanite review

By 14 October 2014

With the headphones market booming we've often seen increasing price tags for products that don't always mean better sound or build quality. Not so the Sennheiser Urbanite on-ear headphones: these affordable £150 cans don't scrimp on sound, style or... >>


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